"We needed an arm," Showalter said of the decision to bring up Meek after the bullpen had a heavy workload Wednesday. "It puts us back on our feet tonight. Evan was the best fit, all things considered. He's ready to go."
Meek returns to the Orioles after appearing in five games for Norfolk. In 6 1/3 innings, he allowed seven hits and four runs.
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